As far as audio goes, the Dolby Digital 2.0 mono track is pleasingly energetic, distinct, and easy to discern.
And if I used mono sound and further audio compression the file size would be even smaller yet.
The Dolby Digital 1.0 mono sounds much better than the 2.0 faux stereo that carries an unwanted echoic effect.
It's flat and hollow at times, but why would anyone expect more from an old show originally recorded in mono ?
The sound is the original mono , but was very clear without hiss or distortion.
The stereo mix is pretty much indistinguishable from the mono .
Occasionally mono can cause complications.
Purists will be happy to know the original mono track was remastered into two-channel Dolby Digital mono .
The disc's audio is in mono as mastered from a digitally restored 35 mm magnetic track and is in very good shape.
She had strep throat, too, which often coexists with infectious mono for some reason.